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Cost of Crossing a Bridge

Recently, I’ve had to drive a fair bit from Albany to Queens and back on the weekends. As Labor Day approaches, I thought I’d share my findings in terms of cost-time ratio. (Scroll below for a comprehensive list of all NYC bridges and tunnels and their respective tolls.) My usual route, costing a total $31.37… Continue reading Cost of Crossing a Bridge

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Happy Labor Day!

Labor Day in the US is observed every first Monday in September, which this year falls on September 1 (today!). While the three-day weekend has now evolved into another commercial extravaganza marked by BBQ parties and store sales (some retailers claim that sales are second only to Black Friday in November), the public holiday itself… Continue reading Happy Labor Day!

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Transcient Delights – Flower Basket Towel Art

For me, a large part of what makes hotel stays so charming are the fun and decorative towel accents. There is always that climactic moment, when needing to use a towel, I am obliged to unravel those artful folds. In a moment fraught with hesitancy and near abhorrence, art and beauty is stripped to something… Continue reading Transcient Delights – Flower Basket Towel Art